What's Opera, Doc? (1957) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series

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What's Opera, Doc?

What's Opera, Doc? (1957) - Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon Series What's Opera, Doc?

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  • Merrie Melodies Theatrical Cartoon SeriesTheatricalSeriesCartoon
  • Traditional Animation
  • Warner Bros. Cartoons, Inc.
  • Distributed by: Warner Bros.
  • Cartoon Characters: Bugs Bunny, Elmer Fudd.
  • Voice Actors: Mel Blanc.
  • Directed By Chuck Jones.
  • Produced By Edward Selzer.
  • Animated By Ken Harris, Richard Thompson, Abe Levitow.
  • Music: Richard Wagner, Milt Franklyn, Michael Maltese.
  • Editor: Treg Brown.
  • Originally Released on July 06, 1957.
  • Originally Released Theatrically.
  • Running Time: 6:52 minutes.
  • Production Number: 1397.
    MPAA: 17374
  • Color
  • U.S.A.  U.S.A.

Cartoon Summary:

Bugs and Elmer match forces in an epic tale of Wagnerian proportions.

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In 1992, What's Opera, Doc? was chosen by the Library of Congress' National Film Preservation Board as one of 25 "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant films" to add to the National Film Registry. It was the first short animated film...  (more)

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The very fact that this cartoon still stands out in my mind more than fifteen years after seeing it speaks volumes in ittself. A very memorable cartoon worthy of applause!

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Brilliant!


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I could sing all the lines from this outloud if I wanted too. I love classical music and this one helps prove my theory that Looney Toon cartoons were helpful in teaching children classical music. The ending is hillarious! I love how you want to sob and then...  (read more)

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Yes this is a famous Warner bros.Cartoon. However the main reason i loved it is because of the music! A wonderful cartoon that every cartoon/clasicial music/Elmer Vs Bugs fan should add to their...  (read more)

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This is one of the most memorable Cartoons ever. THe Greatest song of any WB toon. The old saying, I learned what I know of Classical music from Bugs Bunny, is especially true here. Ehile it wasn't as funny as others, it was among the very...  (read more)

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AH! Yes! Certainly a masterpiece for Bugs, Elmer, Jones, and eveyone involved. Every inch, every second, every pixal of this cartoon is an exquisite work of art. One thing I find surprising is that Elmer Fudd does a really good job at this opera. One could...  (read more)

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